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Gone in 60 Seconds: Car Crash King Edition

For pure automobile action, it’s ‘Gone,’ baby, ‘Gone.’


Action

Rod Lott
Compared to its 2000 big-budget remake, H.B. Halicki's Gone in 60 Seconds is deficient in slickness, star power, performances, plotting and humor. Yet the 1974 indie original decimates the Hollywood version as an all-around entertainment. Why? Two simple reasons, boiled down to numbers: some 500 vehicles wrecked and a 40-minute chase scene.
 
Friday, October 19, 2012

Jack the Giant Slayer

Fee-fi-fo-fum, why is this movie so darned ho-hum?


Action

Rod Lott
Among the recent wave of the great and powerful fairy-tale flicks, Jack the Giant Slayer may be the truest to its storybook origins, and ironically, the least to live happily after ever at the box office.
 
Saturday, June 22, 2013

The Naked Jungle

Red and black antennas waving, they all do it the same.


Drama

Rod Lott
Charlton Heston comes second-billed to eventual Sound of Music baroness Eleanor Parker in 1954's The Naked Jungle. Nowhere in the credits is there room to list the true stars — or at least the reason for watching: millions and millions of mean-ass ants.
 
Monday, July 15, 2013

Illuminate it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Are you inspired by the little things in life? So is Argentinian-born artist Ana Maria Hernando and her new exhibit, The Illuminated Garden. The opening reception will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Eleanor Kirkpatrick Gallery inside the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd. The event is free and open to the public. Call 951-0000 or visit oklahomacontemporary.org.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013
 
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